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Vice President Leni to receive Thai honor TODAY!

Vice President Len Robredo, the Philippines' second highest official, will make her first foreign trips this week. 

She is scheduled to receive a recognition from Queen Sirikit of Thailand as one of the "Honorary Outstanding Women of 2016" in commemoration of Thai Women's Day today.

Vice President Robredo pays courtesy call to President Rodrigo Duterte
That is correct, countrymen. Vice President Leni is here in the "Land of Smiles." Keep your eyes open at all times. Who knows you might bump into her somewhere :)

In a report from the Philippine Daily Inquirer which was originally quoted from Robredo's office, The Vice President is being honored by the Thai Queen "for her dedication for women in her country to improve women's rights and gender equality, including overcoming barriers to be a successful Asean woman leader."

The Thai Women's Day celebration and the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the 84th birthday of Queen Sirikit, are being hosted by Thailand's National Council for Women of Thailand, under the auspices of the Royal Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Education.

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I'm a full time travel and tourism lecturer at a university in the north who also loves blogging during my spare time. I blog about news particularly in Thailand, personal travel stories, and anything under the sun.